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-------------------- (Eph 3:1-5) Preface to the revelation of the mystery. Peter prayed on his knees (Acts 9:40). Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. (Clarke). -------------------- If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward: Verse 2. i. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. The Psalmist called us to kneel (Psalm 95:6). The things Paul prayed for in the previous verses (spiritual strength, the indwelling Jesus, experiential knowledge of God's love, and the fullness of God) belong to us as children of God. (1) The Christian's standing before God, Chs. Ephesians 3:1 "For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles," The writer begins his second prayer in behalf of the readers. i. Paul says he is a minister, but that is a title of service, not exaltation. 4. This Roman imprisonment produced the letters of Ephesians, Colossians, Philippians and Philemon. The same principle applies to any area of life. We have the freedom to express ourselves before God, without fear or shame. Presented here is a verse by verse exposition of the New Testament. … of which I became a minister This points us back to verse 6 where Paul presented the Plan of the mystery. i. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. General Epistles Prophets This was something hinted at through others, but only specifically detailed through Paul's revelation. "Many parts of this prayer bear a strict resemblance to that offered by Solomon when dedicating the temple … The apostle was now dedicating the Christian Church.". Daniel prayed on his knees (Daniel 6:10). ), it is logical to ask how this can ever be. Presented here is a verse by verse exposition of the New Testament. THE COMPLETE WORKS OF C. H. SPURGEON Within this set you can access other study helps [ bible, theology, commentary, sermons, and more ]. in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. On a strategic visit to Jerusalem he had the opportunity to preach to a vast crowd on or near the temple mount (Acts 21:39-22:22), but the opportunity ended in disaster because the Jewish crowd could not stand the idea of the good news of the Messiah being extended to the Gentiles (Acts 22:21-22). Major Prophets Might be made known by the church to the principalities and powers: This explains how God will reveal His wisdom, and to whom He reveals it. (Trapp). They all certainly have a place in God's eternal plan. Can we really comprehend the width and length and depth and height of God's love? (1 Timothy 5:21). He lived his whole life with the passion to bring salvation to his own people, the Jews (Romans 9:1-3). God himself has written the play, and he directs and produces it. Historical Books a. Prophets A popular interpretation today sees the principalities and powers as modern political states and economic structures. The meaning seems to be that they should be rooted and grounded in their love for one another, more than being rooted and grounded in their love for God and the knowledge of that love. d. From whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named: In remembering that all God's family is called after His name, Paul showed that his mind was rather taken with this idea of the essential unity of the Body of Christ. ii. Wisdom Literature He wants everybody to see and share in the fellowship of this mystery - which is a mystery precisely because it was unknown and unknowable until God revealed it. to preach that truth. "But while Paul was thus thankful for his office, his success in it greatly humbled him. People came to Jesus kneeling (Matthew 17:14, Matthew 20:20, and Mark 1:40). Amen." i. But Paul specifically wrote that these principalities and powers are in the heavenly places, not in earthly places. Luke-Acts i. i. My tribulations for you: Paul wrote the Letter to the Ephesians from prison, and it is useful to remember why Paul was in prison. The New Testament Ephesians 3:8 A Grateful Summary of Twenty Volumes; Ephesians 3:8 The Unsearchable Riches of Christ; Ephesians 3:10 Angelic Studies; Ephesians 3:10 Another and a Nobler Exhibition; Ephesians 3:15 Saints in Heaven and Earth in One Family; Pentateuch "The church thus appears to be God's pilot scheme for the reconciled universe of the future, the mystery of God's will to be administered in the fullness of the times when the things in heaven and the things on earth are brought together in Christ." Ephesians 3:6. that the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, of the same body, and partakers of His promise in Christ through the gospel, This is what the mystery was. The Bible has enough prayer not on the knees to show us that it isn't required, but it also has enough prayer on the knees to show us that it is good. (Eph 3:8-9) Paul's presentation of the mystery. We are brought into the Divine family—"the family in heaven and in earth" (Ephesians 3:15)—of which God is the Father; for "adoption finds its ultimate enjoyment and blessing in God." (Eph 3:16-19) Paul prays again for the Ephesians. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point General Epistles ii. i. Paul suffered for the very truth he would explain to the Ephesians, and this did not make him back down one bit. To be FILLED with God is a great thing; to be filled with the FULLNESS of God is still greater; but to be filled with ALL the fullness of God utterly bewilders the sense and confounds the understanding." 3:1-13 (ESV) For this reason I, Paul, a prisoner for Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles- [2] assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God’s grace that was given to me for you, [3] how the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly. (Wood). Biblical Commentary Ephesians 3:14-21. (2) The blessings of the church, make a list, 1:3-14. (Ephesians 3:14-21) Paul concludes the first part of his Letter with another prayer for the Ephesians and a doxology of praise to God. The ensuing riot put Paul in a legal dilemma, from which he used his right as a Roman citizen and appealed to Caesar. Stephen prayed on his knees (Acts 7:60). i. It is indeed amazing that God would take a Hebrew of the Hebrews, a Pharisee, and a persecutor of the church to be the main minister of the mystery, the mystery of the work of the gospel in bringing Jew and Gentile together into one new body. [A new version of this page can be found here]. The Old Testament "Coming to them in a sense, in a respect, so deep and great, as to constitute a practically new arrival, and remaining where He so arrives not as a Guest, precariously detained, but as a Master resident in His proper home." "It is as if a great drama is being enacted. i. Ephesians 3:1 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, Ephesians 3:2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward: Ephesians 3:3 How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words, Ephesians 3:4 Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ) Does not our love fervently flame towards heaven?” (Spurgeon) v. There is a significant contrast between the citizens of earth as described in Philippians 3:18-19 and the citizens of heaven as described in Philippians 3:20-21. b. (Clarke). (Eph 3:14-15) Introduction to the prayer. (Spurgeon), iii. Several passages refer to this: - For this reason the woman ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels. 3. iv. The Three Whats. "And, lastly, what think some of you, would angels say of your walk and conversation? ii. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, The Whole Bible To be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man: Paul asked that they would be strengthened with might, and that the strength would be according to the riches of His glory (a most generous measure). Pauline Epistles Historical Books The Gospels Divisions in the church have not always been between Jew and Gentile. Salem Media Group. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. God is Father of both Jew and Gentile. ii. The angels see right through this. We aren't parents for children; we are parents for Jesus. d. According to the eternal purpose which He accomplished: The mystery reveals and furthers God's eternal purpose in Jesus, previously described in Ephesians 1:10 - that in the fullness of the times, God will gather together (essentially, to sum up or resolve) all things in Jesus. ii. Proud member Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. These truths measure the length of God's love. “Know” in the Greek means to know by experience.It is an application word. Surely we should not despise them." GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point It is there for us, but must be taken hold of through faith. This is something to know. b. For who but angels will be the reapers at the last, and who but they shall be the convoy to our spirits across the last dark stream? iii. (Gaebelein). According to the riches of His glory: "It would be a disgrace to a king or a nobleman to give no more than a tradesman or a peasant. When we consider Paul's personal history, we see that his calling really was all of grace. e. What is the width and length and depth and height: This means that the love of Jesus has dimensions and that it can be measured. Most importantly, Jesus prayed on His knees (Luke 22:41). -------------------- Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. Only God can do this, because He can do far beyond our ability to think or ask. Historical Books "Two expressions are used: 'rooted,' like a living tree which lays hold upon the soil, twists itself round the rocks, and cannot be upturned: 'grounded,' like a building which has been settled, as a whole, and will never show any cracks or flaws in the future through failures in the foundation." The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, of a. Paul prayed on his knees (Acts 20:36), and other early Christians prayed on their knees (Acts 21:5). We are surrounded by invisible spiritual beings, and they intently look upon us. 2. He calls upon all the people of God to praise the divine name." He knew that Jesus was the Lord of his life, not the Roman government, so if he was a prisoner, he was Jesus' prisoner. This is unfortunate, since his works contain priceless gems of information that are found nowhere except in the ancient writings of the Jews. (Stott, quoting Mackay). If we are thus brought to God and belong to God in virtue of our adoption, ought we not with a profound earnestness to aim at a high and spiritual tone of living?—T.C. -------------------- If we know nothing of mathematics, may we be well-tutored scholars in this spiritual geometry, and be able to comprehend the breadths and lengths of Jesu's precious love." Ephesians /. Show how both are to be enjoyed, "for the Lord sustained me." Minor Prophets i. God's mystery and man's place in it revealed. "Preachers ought to grow in grace, for their very calling places them at a great advantage, since they are bound to search the Scriptures, and to be much in prayer. -------------------- This reinforces the idea that there is genuinely something new in the New Covenant, and that it is wrong to consider Israel simply the Old Testament Church and the Church the New Testament Israel. Historical Books And they see this God at work upon that wreck to produce results not only wonderful in themselves but doubly wonderful because of the conditions." This is why the conduct of the church is so important: because angelic and demonic beings are looking on, and God's intent is to teach them through us. We might believe that it is because of us; the angels know better. f. Through faith in Him: The fact of this unity is shown by the truth that we (Jew and Gentile collectively) have the identical boldness, access and confidence before God - because it has nothing to do with national or ethnic identity, only with faith in Him (Jesus). It is possible that the word has it’s origin in a similar Greek word, diakonis, which means “running through dust.”In the Roman world, servants would run errands for their masters through the dusty streets, and often times, … 3. 2. No language was powerful enough for the apostle, - I mean for the Holy Ghost speaking through the apostle, - for very often Paul has to coin words and phrases to shadow forth his meaning, and here is one, 'He is able to do exceeding abundantly,' so abundantly that it exceeds … It cost Paul a lot to hold on to this mystery, so he probably would not have made it up himself. His love is as wide as the world: For God so loved the world (John 3:16), iii. The sermons he preached touched the lives of thousands. Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-92) was England's best-known preacher for most of the second half of the nineteenth century. No language was powerful enough for the apostle, - I mean for the Holy Ghost speaking through the apostle, - for very often Paul has to coin words and phrases to shadow forth his meaning, and here is one, 'He is able to do exceeding abundantly,' so abundantly that it exceeds measure and description." 1. -------------------- Now Paul was imprisoned in Rome, waiting for his trial before Caesar - and there because he knew God wanted Gentiles to share in the good news of the Messiah, and he wasn't afraid Major Prophets The Mysterious Gospel. The Old Testament It is a preview of what Jesus will ultimately do in the fulfillment of summing up all things in Himself. The Greek word mysterion is different, however. b. (Spurgeon), iv. To the intent that now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known by the church to the principalities and powers in the heavenly places, according to the eternal purpose which He accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord, in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through faith in Him. They can now come before God in a standing they could only dream of before. "In his immortality, never touched by one drop of our cold river, it is instructive to him beyond all our thought to see his God triumphing over pain and death in some sufferer in the fire of martyrdom, or in the torture of cancer, or in the shipwreck, or just in the silent awe of any form of our departure from the body … They see these fallen and mortal beings, this Community of the lost and saved, not only bearing and doing for God here on earth, but spiritually present with Him in the Holy of Holies above." The glory of the indwelling Jesus is something for us to know, and to know by faith. Commentaries. Paul wanted Christians to experience life in Jesus Christ, the fullness of God (Colossians 2:9), and to be filled to their capacity with Jesus, even as God is filled to His own capacity with His own character and attributes. That now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known: God is a Being of infinite wisdom and glory, and He wants His creatures to know His great and manifold wisdom. It is proper always to end prayers with praises. That something can be conquered as the Spirit of God gives us the victory of faith. In this volume we give you Charles H. Spurgeon commentary on Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians. Therefore I ask that you do not lose heart: Though under arrest for the sake of the gospel, Paul asks his readers to not lose heart. There will be more in heaven than we expect to see there by a long way; and there will be some there with whom we had very little comfortable fellowship on earth who had fellowship with Christ, and who are therefore taken to dwell with him for ever." i. Its fulfillment is a certainty (as shown by the initial work of bringing Jew and Gentile together in Jesus), so he can speak of it as already finished. However, they must be received by believing prayer and can be furthered in the lives of others by our prayers for them. -------------------- I wish some of you would be ambitious of it, for earnest preachers are wanted." a. Johannine Writings He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. i. It doesn't do justice to this prayer to oversimplify it. David Guzik :: Study Guide for Ephesians 3 ... Spurgeon on the phrase exceedingly abundantly: “He has constructed here in the Greek an expression which is altogether his own. (Alford). We may think our lives are small and insignificant; the angels know better. He’s continuing to talk about this mystery. c. Which is your glory: Paul was being used, and probably in a greater way than he ever imagined. God gave me the revelation and I am only His messenger of this truth." (2 Kings 6:17) These angelic beings see us perfectly and know us far better than we know them. Johannine Writings Ephesians » Chapter 3 » exegesis. (1 Corinthians 11:10), - The things which now have been reported to you through those who have preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven; things which angels desire to look into. Spurgeon on the phrase exceedingly abundantly: "He has constructed here in the Greek an expression which is altogether his own. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point 32. The New Testament The angels desire to look into these things. In the same way, we don't work for a boss; we work for Jesus. In it he developed the idea that we are one with our brothers and sisters in heaven, and how this enriches our hope of heaven. (Moule), iv. This reminds us that we are called for something far greater than our own individual salvation and sanctification. i. God's river of love is so wide that it covers over my sin, and it covers over every circumstance of my life, so that all things work together for good. Johannine Writings Let us expect more, and ask for more, encouraged by what Christ has already done for our souls, being assured that the conversion of sinners, and the comfort of believers, will be to his glory, for ever and ever. 1. That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, of the same body, and partakers of His promise in Christ through the gospel, of which I became a minister according to the gift of the grace of God given to me by the effective working of His power. This means he confidently prayed according to God's will. vii. d. May be able to comprehend with all the saints: Paul asked that they might be able to understand together, in community every dimension of the love of Jesus. To me, who am less than the least of all the saints: Paul marveled at the grace given to him, by which he was called to preach the gospel that makes the mystery a reality. But it was really just a small part of a much larger wall called the Iron Curtain. How can something so far above us ever become reality? All rights reserved. i. The love of Jesus has height. Some commentators think Paul refers to heavenly families in the sense of families of angels. The love of Christ for the believer is at the core of what the Christian should know about Him. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a i. (Gaebelein). Ephes. He explains the reason for his imprisonment - for the sake of you Gentiles. According to the power that works in us: God is able to do this in our life now, not beginning with heaven. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point It also must be made known. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. (Moule), iii. This is how Christ dwells in our heart. Who but they shall carry our spirit like that of Lazarus into the Father's bosom? v. The love of Jesus has depth. It is a choice mercy to be permitted to preach the gospel. iii. 3. We can't pray effectively if we do not have insight into God's purpose and will. We should record his answers of grace. "The Greek word 'parresia' translated by 'boldness' means really 'free speech' - that is, the speaking of all. "In English a 'mystery' is something dark, obscure, secret, puzzling. Pentateuch (back to main index page) (SCRIPTURE LISTING) NOTE: Only the titles in boldface are working links. Ephesians 3:7. f. He made known to me the mystery: The principle Paul will describe is a mystery, yet it is known. ephesians 2 commentary spurgeon, Ephesians 2:11-22. I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you Gentiles, You have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which was given to me for you, Was not made known to the sons of men, as it now has been revealed, That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs of the same body, To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, To make all see what is the fellowship of the mystery, Which from the beginning of the ages has been hidden in God, That now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known, Might be made known by the church to the principalities and powers, To the principalities and powers in the heavenly places, According to the eternal purpose which He accomplished, Therefore I ask that you do not lose heart, From whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, To be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, That Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith, May be able to comprehend with all the saints, What is the width and length and depth and height, That you may be filled with all the fullness of God, Now to Him who is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, To Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus, David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Genesis 6-7 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), A Quiet Heart Means Confidence in God (Elisabeth Elliot), Genesis 1:1-8 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Genesis 4-5 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). 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